International Airport of Rio de Janeiro Tom Jobim
Located 20 km from downtown, the airport is the largest in the city and the second busiest in the country. There are two terminals, with capacity to serve approximately 15 million passengers and service desks working 12:0 am 171. The structure also has two hotels and two food courts. The airport also makes transportation of loads.
The second terminal was opened in 1999. That same year, the airport was renamed in honor of Antônio Carlos Jobim, singer-songwriter Tom Jobim, died in the 1994.
Currently, the place goes through reforms to receive thousands of people coming to the sports games in 2014 Cup and the Olympics in 2016.
Built in 1924 to install Naval Aviation School. Ali emerged hangars, workshops, barracks, lodgings of officers and squares, in addition to the first national Aircraft Factory, which produced in series the first Brazilian model, Muniz 5 , 7 and 9.
During World War II Galeão the was an airbase of the Brazilian air force (FAB) and international aircraft airfield. Thus, in 1945, became officially International Airport.